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Pediatric Endocrine Society

Formerly Named in Honor of Lawson Wilkins

International Scholars Program

Past Recipients by Country:

List of Pediatric Endocrine Society - International Scholars 1991 – 2016 by Country:

ARGENTINA

1994 Hamilton Cassinelli, MD – Hospital de Niños "Ricardo Gutierrez", Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mentors: Julio Santiago and Michael Whyte, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

1997 Andrea Dardis, Ph.D. - Hospital de Pediatría "J.P. Garran", Buenos Aires Argentina. Mentor: Walter L. Miller, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

1999 Daniela C. Rogoff, MD - Hospital General de Niños "Ricardo Gutiérrez". Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mentor: Celso Gomez-Sánchez. University of Missouri, Columbia MO.

2000 María Cecilia García-Rudaz, MD - Centro de Investigaciones Endocrinológicas – C.E.D.I.E., Buenos Aires Argentina.
Mentor: Ron Rosenfeld, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR.

Gabriela Finkielstein, MD - Hospital General de Niños "Ricardo Gutiérrez", Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Mentor: Saul Malozowski, MD, National Institute of Health, Bethesda MD.

BOLIVIA

2008 Alvaro Aguirre-Villafan, MD - Universidad San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca - Bolivia
Mentor: Silva Arslanian, MD, Children's Hospital and University of Pittsburgh, PA

BRASIL (BRAZIL)

1996 Carla Demeterco-Nogara, MD - Universidad Federal de Paraná, Curitiba, Brasil.
Mentor: Alberto Hayek, The Whittier Institute for Diabetes research UCSD, La Jolla, CA.

2002 Raphael Del Roio Liberatore Junior, MD - Sao Jose do Rio Preto Medical School. Sao Jose do Rio Preto , Brasil.
Mentor: Dennis Daneman, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

2007 María Fernanda Macedo-Paulino, MD – Universidade Federale de Campiñas, Brasil.
Mentor: Alfonso Vargas, MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center & Children's Hospital, New Orleans, LA (Approved originally for 2006).

2007 Hamilton Cabral De Meneses, Filho, MD – University of Sao Paulo, Brasil.
Mentor: Michael Levine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.

COLOMBIA

1992 Ofelia Vélez, MD – Hospital "Casa del Nino" Universidad Libre, Cali, Colombia.
Mentor: Marco Danon, MD, Harvard University, Boston, MA.

1992 Mauricio Coll, MD - Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia.
Mentor: Alfonso Vargas, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA.

2000 Leticia Martínez, MD - Universidad Metropolitana, Barranquilla Colombia.
Mentor: Stuart A. Chalew, MD, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA.

2002 Alvaro Arango, MD - Medellín Colombia. Bolivariana Pontificia University.
Mentor: Marco Danon, Miami Children's Hospital. Miami, FL.

CUBA

1997 Manuel Vera-Gonzales, MD - Instituto Nacional de Endocrinología, Havana Cuba.
Mentor: Arlan Rosenbloom, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

2001 Miguel A. Alvarez-Gonzales, PhD., Havana Cuba.
Mentor: Guy Van Vliet, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2001 Regino Pineiro, MD. Havana, Cuba.
Mentor: Dorothy Becker, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA.

2011 Tania Espinosa-Reyes, MD - Instituto Nacional de Endocrinología, La Habana, Cuba.
Mentors: Oscar Escobar & Dorothy Becker, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA

CHILE

1993 Hernán García, MD - Universidad de Chile.
Mentor: Fernando Cassorla, MD, NIH, Bethesda MD.

1995 Ricardo Silva, MD - Hospital Roberto del Rio, Santiago Chile.
Mentor: Stuart Chalew, MD University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

2009 Mónica Marcela Molina-Paredes, MD - Universidades Católica, Santiago y De La Frontera, Temuco, CHILE.
Mentor: Stuart A. Chalew, MD, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA.

ECUADOR

1993 Ana Lucia Martínez, MD - Ecuador.
Mentor: Arlan Rosenbloom, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

MEXICO

1998 María de la Luz Ruiz Reyes, MD - Instituto Nacional de Pediatría, México DF, México.
Mentor: Alfonso Vargas, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA.

PERU

1995 María Isabel Rojas-Gabulli, MD - Instituto de Salud del Nino, Lima Perú.
Mentors: Marco Danon & Fima Lifshitz, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn,    NY.

VENEZUELA

2009 Marisela Medina, MD - Caracas, Venezuela.
Mentor: Nelly Mauras, Nemours Children's Hospital, Jacksonville, FL (Moved to 2009)

2010 Henry Marcano, MD - Caracas, Venezuela.
Mentor: Silva Arslanian, MD, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (Moved from 2009)

BELARUS

1996 Svetlana Ten, MD, Ph.D. - Republican Endocrinological Department at 3rd Children's Hospital. Minsk, Belarus.
Mentors: Marco Danon, MD & Fima Lifshitz, MD, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

BOSNIA/HERZEGOVINA

2007 Borjana Bukara, MD - Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Mentor: Stuart Chalew, MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Children's Hospital, New Orleans, LA (Approved in 2005).

BULGARIA

1994 Alexander Kurtev MD; Sofia Bulgaria, North America
Mentor: Arlan Rosenbloom, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

1996 Maja Konstantinova, MD - University Children's Hospital, Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic. Sofia, Bulgaria.
Mentor: Stuart Brink, MD, NEDEC, Waltham, MA.

CROATIA

2003 Ivana Unic, MD - Split, Croatia.
Mentor: Dr. Jadranka Popovic, Children's Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO.

2013 Marija Poszgai, MD - Zagreb, Croatia.
Mentor: Jadranka Popovic, MD, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA.

HUNGARY

1999 Jozsef Kovacs, MD - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Medical University, Szeged, Hungary. Mentor: Scott A Rivkees, MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Heaven CT.

LITHUANIA

1995 Robertas Kemezys, Institute of Endocrinology, Kaunas Medical Academy, Kaunas, Lithuania.
Mentor: Howard E. Kulin, MD, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA.

MONTENEGRO

2004 Mira Samardzic, MD - Podgorica, Montenegro.
Mentor: Jadranka Popovic, MD, Children's Mercy Hospital, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

POLAND

1997 Niedziela Marek, PhD. University of medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.
Mentor: Michael S. Kappy, University of Colorado, Denver CO.

1993 Maria Ginalska-Malinowska, MD - Children's Health Center. Warszawa, Poland.
Mentor: Phyllis Speizser/ Perrin White, The New York Hospital. Cornell Medical Center. New York, NY.

RUSSIA

1993 Anatoly Tiul'Pakov, MD - Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. Moscow, Russia.
Mentor: Melvin M. Grumbach, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

1994 Vera Sokolovskaya, MD; Moscow Russia North America
Mentor: Arlan Rosenbloom, University of FL

2001 Natalya Kalintchenko, MD - Endocrinological Research Center, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. Moscow, Russia.
Mentor: Michael Levine, Johns Hopkins, Children's Center, Baltimore, MD

EGYPT

1993 Nihal Wahby, MD - Cairo, Egypt.
Mentor: Felix A, Comte, University of California San Francisco.

INDIA
1994 Vijaya Senoy, Manipal India.
Mentor: Jayashree Rao, MD, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA.

2008 Vandana Jain, All-India Institute of the Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Mentor: Ram Menon, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2014 Rajesh Joshi, MD - BJ Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India.
Mentor: Ram Menon, CS Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan

IRAN

2004 Aria Stoodeh, MD. Tehran Unversity of medical Sciences. Tehran, Iran.
Mentor: Stuart Chalew, MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Children's Hospital, New Orleans, LA

2009  Shadab Sadehpour, Children's Hospital of Tehran, Iran.
Mentor: Robert Rosenfield, MD, University Of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

THAILAND

1993 Chittiwat Suprasongsin, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.
Mentor: Dorothy Becker, MD, Children's Hospital of Pittsburg. Pittsburg, PA.

TURKEY

1993 Feyza Darendeliler, MD - Istanbul Faculty of Medicine.
Mentor: John Kirkland, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

GHANA

2015 Emmanuel Ameyaw, MD - Komfo Anokye, Teaching Hospital, Ghana.
Mentor: Jean-Pierre Chanione, MD, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada